U.S. Irked by Potential Growth in Russian Nuclear Aid to Iran
Kerr, Paul, Arms Control Today
NEWS AND NEGOTIATIONS
RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER Mikhail Kasyanov signed a draft document July 26 that includes plans to build five nuclear reactors in Iran in addition to the reactor currently under construction near the Iranian city of Bushehr, according to U.S. and Russian sources. The document created friction between Moscow and Washington, which has opposed Russian nuclear assistance to Iran.
The draft document was released shortly before Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham and John Bolton, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, arrived in Moscow for a series of meetings with Russian officials concerning nonproliferation issues. Abraham and …
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Publication information: Article title: U.S. Irked by Potential Growth in Russian Nuclear Aid to Iran. Contributors: Kerr, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 32. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 2002. Page number: 14. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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